How Families With Special Needs Children Can Benefit From an ABLE Account

The introduction of ABLE accounts is one of the most important developments in special needs planning. These tax-advantaged accounts help people with disabilities build their own savings without jeopardizing their eligibility for government benefits. Find out how families who have children with special needs can make the most of ABLE accounts in U.S. News & World Report.

Drastic Steps for Making Ends Meet During a Pandemic

If work, health or family disruptions due to the coronavirus pandemic have you struggling to make ends meet, you may need to make some major changes to your finances. Consider the strategies in this AARP article, which have worked for others and can save you large amounts of money.

How to Help Your Aging Parents With Their Finances

The coronavirus may have you thinking more about your aging parents and their financial futures. Learn more about the key topics to discuss with your parents, and the legal documents and information you’ll need to help them in this U.S. News & World Report article.

Tax Strategies for Child Care Changes During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Your child care needs are probably very different than you were expecting at the beginning of the year, but new rules and strategies can help you make the most of tax breaks for changing child care expenses. Find out what you can do now in this U.S. News & World Report article.

Great Financial Gifts for Kids

Find out more about gifts for your kids, grandkids, other relatives, or friends’ children that will have a lasting impact and teach them about saving, investing, and charitable giving in this article.

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How and Why You Should Improve Your Credit Score

Your credit score not only affects your interest rate for a mortgage, car loan and credit cards, but it can also have an impact on your car insurance premiums and even your ability to rent an apartment or get a cell phone. It’s important to stay on top of your credit score even if you don’t plan to apply for a loan soon. The most common credit score is the FICO score, which generally ranges from 300 to 850, with scores above 800 considered to be exceptional. You generally need a score of at least 760 to qualify for …